01 Aug '12, 11pm

Reno-Tahoe Open revives modified Stableford scoring system this week, players must be aggressive #pga #golf

RENO, Nev. -- Add the score to the list of complicated numbers Padraig Harrington, Justin Leonard, Stewart Cink and others will be calculating at the Reno-Tahoe Open. For the first time since the 2006 International in Castle Rock, Colo., the modified Stableford will be used in a PGA Tour event. The system designed to reward aggressive play awards 8 points for eagle, 5 for birdie, zero for par, and minus 1 for bogey and minus 3 for double bogey or worse. And there's the usual match for the elevation changes and gusty mountain wind on the edge of the Sierra Nevada. ''A lot of calculations have to be done this week,'' said Harrington, who is making his first appearance at the 7,472-yard Montreux Golf & Country Club in a field that also includes John Daly, Mike Weir, David Duval, Rickey Barnes, Lee Janzen, Rocco Mediate, Stuart Appleby and Chris DiMarco. ''It's a little bit li...

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